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Two Avalanches Hit J&K’s Bandipora, No Casualties

Two Avalanches Hit J&K’s Bandipora, No Casualties

SRINAGAR, Feb 3: Two avalanches hit Gurez and Tulail tehsils of the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, said, officials. However, no damage to property or loss of life was reported. “Two minor avalanches were observed in Gurez and Tulail tehsil today; no damage to property or loss of life occurred,” said District […]

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Dulloo reviews progress on GI tagging of agriculture products of J&K

Dulloo reviews progress on GI tagging of agriculture products of J&K

Asks experts to focus on historical data, uniqueness of products to obtain tag JAMMU, FEBRUARY 03: Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Agriculture Production Department (APD), Atal Dulloo, today chaired a meeting of experts to review progress on application of Geographical Indication (GI) tagging of agriculture products of Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was attended by Vice […]

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SC issues notice to Centre on pleas against blocking of BBC documentary

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas against blocking of BBC documentary

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on petitions challenging the Centre’s decision to ban BBC documentary on 2002 Gujarat riots. The apex court declined to pass an interim order, but directed the Centre to place before it the original record of decision taken and scheduled the next hearing in April. A bench comprising Justices […]

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‘Smoothman’ Gill: India’s new run machine

‘Smoothman’ Gill: India’s new run machine

NEW DELHI: Shubman Gill’s prowess as an opener was never in doubt, but his first Twenty20 ton has got people talking about him as the next Virat Kohli, an all-format run machine for India. Gill scored 126 in just 63 balls in a crushing 168-run series-clinching win over a hapless New Zealand on Wednesday. It […]

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Australia to remove British monarch from currency notes

Australia to remove British monarch from currency notes

SYDNEY: Australia will remove the British monarch from its currrency notes, replacing the late Queen Elizabeth II’s image on its $5 note with a design honouring Indigenous culture, the central bank said on Thursday. The decision to leave her successor King Charles III off the $5 note means no monarch would remain on Australia’s paper […]

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MeT predicts light snowfall in Kashmir during next 24 hrs

MeT predicts light snowfall in Kashmir during next 24 hrs

The weather department on Friday said that there was a possibility of light snowfall at scattered places of Kashmir in the next 24 hours. A meteorological department official said that mainly dry weather was expected thereafter for two weeks. Meanwhile, he said, the mercury witnessed a slight drop at most places as sub-zero temperature was […]

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Ladakh to construct 174.44 lakh litres capacity reservoirs

Ladakh to construct 174.44 lakh litres capacity reservoirs

The administration of Ladakh has been planning, under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), reservoirs of capacity 174.44 lakh liters to provide 55 Litre Per Capita Per Day (LPCD) water to individual rural households on a regular basis, reported The Daily Excelsior. This information was shared in the Lok Sabha in reply to a written question […]

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Beekeeping

Beekeeping

Beekeeping will get a boost in Jammu and Kashmir as the government has recently approved investment of Rs 47 crores in next three years in this sector. Government is trying to enhance honey production three fold and also to enhance bee population. The decline in pollinating bees poses a danger to the natural environment and […]

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Atal Dulloo asks departments to expedite onboarding of schemes on MyScheme portal

Atal Dulloo asks departments to expedite onboarding of schemes on MyScheme portal

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 2: Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo, today chaired a meeting to review onboarding of departmental schemes on MyScheme online portal at Civil Secretariat. Pertinently, the objective of MyScheme portal is to streamline the government-user interface for government schemes and benefits. It is a national platform for searching and discovering […]

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Div Com P K Pole is new J-K election chief

Div Com P K Pole is new J-K election chief

The Election Commission of India has approved the appointment of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P K Pole as Chief Electoral Officer of Jammu and Kashmir. “In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 13A of the Representation of the People Act, 1950 (43 of 1950), the Election Commission of India in consultation with […]

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